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PONI Debate Series

Author: Project on Nuclear Issues

The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) and Ploughshares Fund held a debate series on a range of nuclear challenges and policy decisions the Trump administration will face in 2017. The debate series aimed to provide a forum for in-depth exploration of arguments on both sides of key nuclear policy issues.


Center for Global Security Research Student Intern

Location: Livermore, CA

Openings for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent bachelor’s or master’s level graduates within one year of degree, to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. Relevant fields of research may include nuclear engineering, computational sciences, materials science and engineering, cyber security, interactive data mining, political science, international relations and related fields.


Postdoctoral Research Assistant – King’s College London

Location: London, UK
Deadline: November 30, 2017

Postdoctoral Research Associate Reference: THW/17/059639/001565  Salary Details: £33,518 to £39,992 per annum  Allowances: Plus £2,923 London Allowance  Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term  Contract Term: Full time  The Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) seeks to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will be required to undertake and support original research at the intersection of nuclear security and emerging technologies. The Read More


21st Century Nuclear Deterrence & Missile Defense

Author: U.S. Department of Defense

A resource from the Department of Defense, “21st Century Nuclear Deterrence & Missile Defense” details a number of elements of the American nuclear arsenal. It has sections on the Nuclear Posture Review and the Ballistic Missile Defense Review, interviews with key Defense Department policymakers, and deterrence components. Additionally, it serves as a repository for Defense Department reports, transcripts, and statements.


Delivery Systems Overview

Author: Nuclear Threat Initiative
Published: December 2015

This website offers an overview of various types of delivery systems, including all three legs of the triad, as well as touching on proliferation challenges and dual-use issues.


Nuclear Fuel Cycle Overview

Author: World Nuclear Association
Published: March 2017

The World Nuclear Association produced an overview of the nuclear fuel cycle, with in-depth information about specific stages in the process.


Nuke Map

Authors: Alex Wellerstein, Stevens Institute of Technology
Published: 2017

A 3D model created by Alex Wellerstein of the Stevens Institute of Technology showcasing the potential destructive effects of a detonated nuclear weapon. The model allows for variation in bomb yield, height of burst, radiation effects, etc.